The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 37 39 40
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing ISEB 1 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.35% 1.71% 1.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.49% 10.64% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £225 £375 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.21 £30.00 £30.78
% change year-on-year
-15.95% -2.52%
ISEB
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Qualifications Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
67 47 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 23.43% 16.04% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 29 32
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £268 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £20.83 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +33.33%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing ISEB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

ISEB
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISEB across the Kent region.

ISEB Daily Rate Trend in Kent

ISEB
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISEB across the Kent region.

ISEB Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ISEB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 18 (69.23%) Finance
1 18 (69.23%) ISTQB
2 17 (65.38%) Test Scripting
2 17 (65.38%) Test Strategy
3 14 (53.85%) Integration Testing
3 14 (53.85%) Regression Testing
4 13 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
4 13 (50.00%) Smoke Testing
5 12 (46.15%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (38.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (38.46%) Software Testing
7 9 (34.62%) System Testing
8 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (26.92%) SDLC
10 6 (23.08%) Automation Testing
10 6 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (23.08%) Manual Testing
10 6 (23.08%) AS400
10 6 (23.08%) SQL
11 5 (19.23%) HTML
11 5 (19.23%) Java
11 5 (19.23%) CSS
11 5 (19.23%) XML
11 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
12 4 (15.38%) TestComplete
12 4 (15.38%) JIRA
12 4 (15.38%) Automated Testing
12 4 (15.38%) HP UFT
13 3 (11.54%) MS Office
13 3 (11.54%) MS Excel

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
1 3 (11.54%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (15.38%) HP UFT
2 4 (15.38%) JIRA
2 4 (15.38%) TestComplete
3 1 (3.85%) JUnit
3 1 (3.85%) MSTest
3 1 (3.85%) Selenium
3 1 (3.85%) SilkTest
General
1 18 (69.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (73.08%) Analyst
2 18 (69.23%) Test Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) AS400 Test Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) Agile Test Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) Manual Test Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) Tester
5 4 (15.38%) Automation Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.85%) Agile Test Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Fund Accounting Business Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Service Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.85%) UAT Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) CSS
1 5 (19.23%) HTML
1 5 (19.23%) XML
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Test Scripting
1 17 (65.38%) Test Strategy
2 14 (53.85%) Integration Testing
2 14 (53.85%) Regression Testing
3 13 (50.00%) Smoke Testing
3 13 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
4 12 (46.15%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (38.46%) Software Testing
6 9 (34.62%) System Testing
7 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (26.92%) SDLC
9 6 (23.08%) Automation Testing
9 6 (23.08%) Manual Testing
10 4 (15.38%) Automated Testing
11 3 (11.54%) Agile Testing
11 3 (11.54%) Exploratory Testing
11 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
11 3 (11.54%) Non-Functional Testing
11 3 (11.54%) Scrum
12 2 (7.69%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) SQL
2 5 (19.23%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (69.23%) ISTQB
2 10 (38.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle